The winners of the Smart Cities Challenge were announced yesterday at a
ceremony in Ottawa.
The Pas, Opaskwayak Cree Nation, and The RM of Kelsey entered the challenge in the10 million dollar prize category but lost to Nunavut Communities and The City of Guelph and Wellington County.
The challenge is a federal competition put on by Infrastructure Canada and it involves communities submitting a challenge statement on how they will use smart cities technology in their community.
According to the tri communities challenge statement the community would utilize LED Smart Farm Technology to support local food growth, promote food security, and create a smart phone distribution system.